Diocesan News & Events March 2nd

March 4-6

Sisters of Our Lady of Mercy – A Lenten Mission Celebrating God’s Merciful Love: Join us for a Lenten Mission with invited guest speakers, Sister Inga and Sister Donata at St. Anne Roman Catholic Parish in Gilbert, AZ. Sisters Donata and Inga served at St. Faustina Kowalska’s Community in Kraków – Łagiewniki, Poland and are now assigned to National Shrine of Immaculate Conception in Washington DC where they minister to Pilgrims as docents, leading retreats, days of reflection, missions. Their ministries are in support of the Knights of Columbus. This is their only Lenten Mission in Arizona in 2018, returning after a very spirit filled and moving Mission in 2017. All are welcome.

When and where: Mar. 4, 6:30 p.m. – 8:30 p.m.; Mar. 5, 9 a.m. – 10:15 a.m. (repeating from 7:15 p.m. – 8:30 p.m.), Mar. 6, 9 a.m. – 10:15 a.m. (repeating from 7:15 p.m. – 8:30 p.m.), St. Anne Catholic Parish, 440 East Elliot Road, Gilbert

Information: stanneaz.org/connect/events/parish-mission


March 6

Confirmation is the Road Map to Heaven: MMA–Music, Message and Adoration–Come listen to Jesse Romero and his dynamic presentation. This month’s topic is on Confirmation as the Road map to Heaven.

When and where: Mar. 6, 7 p.m. – 8:30 p.m., Our Lady of Guadalupe, 20615 E. Ocotillo Rd., Queen Creek


March 17

Fr. Mitchell Pacwa, S.J.: Please join Our Lady of Lourdes Parish on Saturday, March 17th, for two presentations featuring world renowned lecturer, Fr. Mitchell Pacwa, S.J. Father Pacwa is best known for his appearances on the Eternal Word Television Network (EWTN), where he currently hosts two television programs – “Threshold of Hope” and “EWTN LIVE” and as a weekly host of EWTN Radio “OPEN LINE” program. Father Pacwa is a best-selling Catholic author and has written numerous books on a variety of topics about the Scripture and our Catholic Faith to continue to teach us and generations to come. There is no cost to attend!

When and where: Mar. 17, 9 a.m. – 11 a.m. AND 1 p.m. – 3 p.m., Prince of Peace, 14818 W. Deer Valley Drive, Sun City West.

Information: oll-pp.com, wwright@oll-pp.com,  (623) 214-5180


March 17

Art & the Raising of Lazarus: Join us for a morning of reflection designed to prepare your heart for the Easter season. “Art and the Raising of Lazarus” will be discussed by Dr. Larry Fraher. Learn about different images of the “Raising of Lazarus,” how Jesus’ words to Lazarus apply to us all, and participate in a prayer experience leading you deeper into the heart of the coming season. Men and Women welcome. Coffee and snacks will be served. $15 per person. R.S.V.P required.

When and where: Mar. 17, 9 a.m. – noon, Blessed Sacrament Catholic Church, 11300 N 64th St, Scottsdale.

Information and registration:  (480) 427-8614, JennaKandas@gmail.com, magiswomen.com


April 14

Breast Cancer – Why Not Try to Prevent It?: Join us at Saint Mary Magdalene in Gilbert to hear Dr. Jim Statt talk about health and preventing breast cancer. There is no registration or fee!

When and where: April 14, 9 a.m. – 10 a.m., St. Mary Magdalene, 2654 E Williams Field Rd., Gilbert


April 20

Participation in the Sacred Liturgy: Come join us at Saint Paul’s Catholic Church to hear Retired Prefect of the Congregation for Divine Worship and the Sacraments, Cardinal Arinze, talk about the sacred liturgy in honor of the 50th anniversary of Humanae Vitae!

When and where: April 20, 6:30 p.m. – 8:30 p.m., St. Paul Roman Catholic Parish, 330 W Coral Gables Dr, Phoenix

Information: shepherdseries.wordpress.com/